France shares Germans’ grief after Berlin attack [fr]

Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

JPEG Paris - December 19, 2016

The French President expresses his solidarity and sympathy to Chancellor Merkel, the German people and the families, after a truck driver killed and injured many people in a Christmas market crowd in central Berlin.

The French people shares the German people’s grief in the face of this tragedy, which strikes at the whole of Europe.

Statement by M. Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development

JPEGParis - December 19, 2016

I am horrified by reports from Berlin this evening that several people have been killed and many injured at a Christmas market.

My first thoughts go to the victims, their families and close friends.

France stands alongside Germany at this dark and painful time.

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